Most years I visit the PNW in the fall, but this year it will be in spring. I have a family trip down south to the islands in the fall this year. I'm sure the great folks of this community will hook up with you to show you around though, wish I could do it myself but I will be making the usual fall trip next year.
My family stayed at Crescent Lake almost every year. It's really an amazing place, one of the most beautiful lakes anywhere and some gorgeous rivers right around the corner too. Enjoy your trip.